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Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
In all my years of boating and enjoying fireworks...

In all my years of boating and enjoying fireworks in NH, Mass, and NY, I have never heard people firing off fireworks on or near the dock. We have all witnessed "bonehead" moves on the lake.... but...
Forum: Boating 07-08-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,083
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
I still remember the advice I received on this...

I still remember the advice I received on this forum years ago. I usually charge my gas and bring about $10 in cash. the thank yous I have received are genuine. I agree that if someone just handed...
Forum: Site Support Forum 09-13-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,933
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
I hope you had a good walk. As you can see from...

I hope you had a good walk. As you can see from my stats I have been a member for years but don't post very often. But your posts have confused the heck out of me. I have read many books and have...
Forum: History 08-11-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,889
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
I have wondered about the name of that road for...

I have wondered about the name of that road for almost 20 years. It never ceases to amaze me about the things I learn on this forum. And now it's fast too! Thanks for the info.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 08-03-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,962
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Lovin' the Woodshed

Last year we also had problems with the Woodshed, esp the long waits and I posted some negative comments. Well, this year was perfect!! We arrived at 6:14 for 6:15 reservations this past Saturday...
Forum: Boating 07-28-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,615
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
"I was heading out of the mouth of Alton Bay when...

"I was heading out of the mouth of Alton Bay when that group of boats were heading in. I felt the only safe place to be at that time was off the lake. The group took the hole width of the bay flying...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 32,299
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Another original name

Gee,

My name is Bob and I love my place in Alton Bay
Forum: Boating 11-11-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,042
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Lovin' my Bryant

I first learned of Bryant boats about 5 years ago at the Boston boat show. They are small family-owned company in Sweetwater Tennessee. They do make individual boats to order and do not...
Forum: Boating 09-02-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Gotta love docking in the wind

I am so pleased you all shared your docking stories this weekend. On Saturday we went to Alton Bay and the wind was so wild and the docks so crowded I opted to tell the gang to just drive there. I...
Forum: Speed Limits 08-14-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,592
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Thanks Don

I am embarassed to note that I only became aware of the great speed limit debate when I was enjoying a humerous thread about kayakers. Since then I have read a lot... and learned a lot about the...
Forum: Speed Limits 08-13-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 44,669
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Coexistence

I am fairly new to this subject although I have been reading it with interest the past several weeks. I guess I never really thought about the coexistence of various types of water craft on the lake...
Forum: Boating 08-12-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,421
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
I agree. I start out by thinking the other...

I agree. I start out by thinking the other boater will know the rules and follow them. But I am quickly ready to change course. I must admit before the required licensing course I might have been...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,915
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
I thought so too

"I "feel bad" because I was of the impression that, for the most part, the Forum was a place for like-minded folks to express their love and concern about a place they all hold dear. Of late, it...
Forum: Speed Limits 08-07-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 44,669
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
It's all about priorities

Again we can adapt. We will adapt to another location for the poker run that will allow us to run as hard as we want. So the local charities loose.
Yesterday 10:43 PM

OK. I am confused.. so...
Forum: Speed Limits 07-26-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,644
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
And no one has bothered to answer me on this: "I...

And no one has bothered to answer me on this: "I would really like to know how this thread is beneficial in any way to the boaters on Winni or to the members of this forum."


If you believe (as...
Forum: Weather 07-24-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,739
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Unfortunately there has been a confirmed death in...

Unfortunately there has been a confirmed death in Epsom in a collapsed house according to WMUR
Forum: Boating 06-24-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,708
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Back to Waving

I was born a New Yorker.. We never waved.... I moved to Mass.. Became a boater..... Then we waved....
I am now a weekend NH resident. I finally know the joy of waving.... I wave to all...
Forum: Boating 06-22-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,375
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
We had our office party yesterday so I spent...

We had our office party yesterday so I spent most of the day on the lake giving tours of Alton Bay, Wolfboro and Rattlesnake. It was glorious. Very little boat chop and calm seas. We rode into...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-19-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,057
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
My wife and I were there a few weeks ago. The...

My wife and I were there a few weeks ago. The setting was a beautiful as I had remembered. The food was great. The service, however, was very slow. It took over 30 minutes to get our order taken....
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,214
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
congratulations

Congrats on being the newest home owner on the lake. I was mesmerized reading through the posts... Your fortitude and the great help of everyone on this forum helped make it possible. You will...
Forum: Boating 10-09-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,708
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Enough laws

As a Massachusetts resident, I used to love the NH live free or die mentality. (can't buy the motor cycle law different discussion) But I believe the laws regarding people under 12 is a good one....
Forum: Boating 10-09-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
Echoing LIforrelaxin

I discovered that my experience really echoes LIforrelaxin's post... We originally rented a cabin in Alton near Sandy Point. It was a deep dock.. but the waves from boating traffic were vicious. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,651
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
horribly envious of Upthesaukee

I was stuck in Mass working this weekend and read two posts about the fireworks and the Perseids by Upthesaukee......(my two favorite things)

He described such a beautiful evening.....I thank him...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,827
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
My Favorite Sign

My favorite sign that my sister gave me and is hanging over my mantle is

"I feel more like I do now than when I got here"

It takes a few days ...... but.......... after a few days in this...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,618
Posted By Alton Bay Bob
These days will be the good old days

SA,,

The great thing about getting older is we can remember the old days. We also can make certain that our kids remember these days as the best. I think these posts both remind us of the past...
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